So I did a thing- I ran a 1/2 marathon (well my second- but I really don't count the first because that was just chaos and a crap show- full into my thyroiditis and exercise was painful- I was also not prepared). This also needs a disclaimer- please remember I am NOT a medical professional. … Continue reading Running a 1/2 Marathon with T1D (and other things)
I'm sure many of you have heard this throughout your time with diabetes- "Make sure you rotate your sites." I've been hearing that since my days on NPH and regular- from checking my blood sugar to shots to pumpsites to the CGM. From my younger years, I remember the warning of "they don't work as … Continue reading ROTATE! ROTATE! ROTATE!
Tips and Tricks - Friday 5/20 Link List. Let's round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabetes tricks. From how you organize supplies to how you manage gear on the go/vacation (beach, or skiing, or whatever). From how you keep track of prescription numbers to how you remember to get your orders … Continue reading Day 5- Tips and Tricks! #dblogweek
I first went on a CGM in the age of glucowatch, and then gave it a VERY brief try my junior year of college. Quickly giving it up. Then about a year ago, I went on a CGM and kept going. As many know, this was an adventure for everyone involved. So, over the summer I … Continue reading It’s Complicated: with My CGM, revisited.
Day to Day. wake up. zip. pop. click. click. poke. squeeze. beep. count. press and click. press. press. press. press. press. press. press. buzz. grab. press. zip. grab. press. workout press and click. press. press. press. press. press. press. press. press. click. click. snack and check. press. zip. pop. click. click. poke. squeeze. beep. count. … Continue reading Press. Click. Beep
For those days you’re walking out the door on the way to work or class, and you feel the tug… It’s the doorknob’s fault. When you take a standardized test in elementary school and wonder why you can’t get your BG down. Then a smell fills the air, and you look down to see … Continue reading Pump-Site Sagas: It’s the doorknob’s fault.
Let’s first take a stroll down memory... I’m about 9 or 10. I participated in a trial of something called “The GlucoWatch” or as I call it, The Watch. Needless to say, I was traumatized by the whole experience. Working it was a nightmare, even for my dad, an engineer. Taking it off was painful, and … Continue reading It’s Complicated; with my CGM